5 letter word starting with et

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
etaac noun The blue buck.
etern adjective Alt. of Eterne
ethal noun A white waxy solid, C16H33.OH; — called also cetylic alcohol. See Cetylic alcohol, under Cetylic.
ethel adjective Noble.
ether noun A medium of great elasticity and extreme tenuity, supposed to pervade all space, the interior of solid bodies not excepted, and to be the medium of transmission of light and heat; hence often called luminiferous ether., Supposed matter above the air; the air itself., A light, volatile, mobile, inflammable liquid, (C2H5)2O, of a characteristic aromatic odor, obtained by the distillation of alcohol with sulphuric acid, and hence called also sulphuric ether. It is powerful solvent of fats, resins, and pyroxylin, but finds its chief use as an anaesthetic. Called also ethyl oxide., Any similar oxide of hydrocarbon radicals; as, amyl ether; valeric ether.
ethic adjective Alt. of Ethical
ethyl noun A monatomic, hydrocarbon radical, C2H5 of the paraffin series, forming the essential radical of ethane, and of common alcohol and ether.
ettin noun A giant.
ettle verb t. To earn. [Obs.] See Addle, to earn.
etude noun A composition in the fine arts which is intended, or may serve, for a study., A study; an exercise; a piece for practice of some special point of technical execution.
etwee noun See Etui.
etyma plural of Etymon